During opening night of a preseason round robin, a new varsity basketball coach was forced to deal with a tragedy upon completion of the game. Coach Paul Deschaine would learn that his home was on fire on Friday night.
The Clyde "Butch” Shaw awards are handed out each year to boys and girls soccer players from Aroostook County. This award has been handed out each year since 1986 to outstanding soccer players who exemplify the characteristics of respect and sportsmanship.
Fort Kent was the representative coming out of the northern division after finishing the season as the #1 seed. The Warriors defeated GSA in the quarterfinal round, Mount View in the semifinal round, and defeated Washington Academy in the Northern Maine Final. This was Fort Kent's fourth trip to the state championship in the last five years of tournament play.
Two teams from Aroostook County will be playing in the high school soccer state finals this Saturday. Madawaska boys’ will be playing for the Class D State Championship and the Fort Kent Warriors boys’ team is looking to win the Class C State Championship.
The University of Maine-Presque Isle women's soccer team had several members receive postseason awards in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC). Coach Aaron Marston was named the 2022 NAC Coach of the Year after UMPI improved to finish 6-4-4 on the season.
The Class C Northern Maine finals in boys’ soccer was played at the Johnson Athletic Complex in Presque Isle on Wednesday. This game featured #1 Fort Kent Warriors and #2 Washington Academy Raiders. Fort Kent is the reigning Class C North champions from 2021 and were looking to get back to the State Championship.
A near perfect November evening in Presque Isle was the back drop to the girls Class D Northern Maine final on Tuesday. The #1 Penobscot Valley (PVHS) Howlers and #3 Ashland Hornets met on the turf to play for the northern Maine title and to advance to the State Championship on Saturday.
The Class D North boys’ championship game featured the #1 and #2 teams in the final heal-point standings. #1 Bangor Christian finished the regular season with a record of 8-3-3 and #2 Madawaska was 12-2 on the season. Both teams traveled to Presque Isle to play at the Johnson Athletic Complex for a trip to Saturday's State Championship game.